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Aaron Huey: America's native prisoners of war


Aaron Huey: America's native prisoners of war

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Video Details

Duration: 15 minutes and 7 seconds
Country: United States
Language: English
Genre: None
Producer: TEDTalks
Director: TED.com
Views: 416
Posted by: tedtalks on Nov 10, 2010

Aaron Huey's effort to photograph poverty in America led him to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where the struggle of the native Lakota people -- appalling, and largely ignored -- compelled him to refocus. Five years of work later, his haunting photos intertwine with a shocking history lesson in this bold, courageous talk from TEDxDU. 

Aaron Huey
Born December 9, 1975
Residence Seattle, Washington
Nationality United States
Occupation Photographer
Website AaronHuey.com

Aaron Huey (born December 9, 1975) is an American photojournalist and documentary photographer who is most widely known for his walk across America in 2002 and his work on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. He grew up in Worland, Wyoming, graduating from Worland High School. He received his BFA from the University of Denver, in Colorado in 1999.

External links

Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Huey

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